Food and Drink

A Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day – Smoky Cabbage with a Kick

Nothing says St. Patrick’s Day as much as corned beef, cabbage and potatoes. While always tasty, this recipe will amp up the flavor factor of your cabbage. The best thing about this recipe is that you can easily make a small batch or you can double, triple or quadruple the recipe for a crowd, such ... Read More »

Food and Drink

Bombs Away! (Shot glasses)

The Razzies (the Worst movies of the year) come out the day before the Oscars. Why not toast the worst of the worst with Bombs Away shot glasses? (Heck, many of the Oscar contenders bombed at the box office too. Remember Nine? No, not 9 or Sector 9). Heck, we could come up with a ... Read More »

Celebrations

The Ultimate Candy Bar Buffet

One of the most fun trends sweeping party planning is the addition of a candy bar buffet as part of the menu/activities at parties of all kinds.  These bars are especially popular at weddings, but they’d make fun additions to almost any party.  Here are some basics for building your own candy bar buffet: Candy ... Read More »

Food and Drink

Cool Winter Party Snack: Have a Hot Chocolate Bar

Gourmet hot chocolate is a “hot” party snack at cool gatherings.  Every chocolate maker puts his or her own spin on the beverage, and you can buy decadent versions of “Wicked Hot Chocolate” at Jacques Torres in New York, or Black Sipping Chocolate at Norman Love Chocolates in Fort Myers, Florida.  And, there are hundreds ... Read More »

Food and Drink

Super Bowl Party Snacks

Serve super snacks at your Super Bowl party!  Here are some goodies that always get gobbled up at Katie’s parties.  A few have been served at family gatherings for well over 30 years.  (Before Katie could even eat them!) Hot Dried Beef Dip Definitely a dip for a guy’s guy, but ladies love it too, ... Read More »

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